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Drive mapping maps two different folders for elevated and non-elevated programs

I have a Windows 2012 Domain with a couple of Windows 8 x64 Enterprise members. I want to use Group Policies to map a drive X: to a folder on a file server. The drive X: should be available on the ...
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Open Elevated “Administrator:” cmd prompt instead of “cmd prompt (Running as Administrator)”

If you open a command prompt with a runas command, you will see a window that shows (Running as some_user) In the title bar, but if you right click on cmd.exe and choose Run as Administrator you ...
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Group policy startup script needs elevated priviledges

I have a script that I want to run at startup but that requires elevated priviledges. Is there a way of doing this with Group Policy? I tried adding it in as a startup script using GPO but it ...
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Elevated commands within a script

I have a build script which runs within visual studio. As part of the script i need to register a DLL with regsrv32, however this needs to be done with elevated privileges. When we did this under ...
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How to convert a elevated command prompt to a regular command prompt?

I have UAC disabled on my system, and all command prompts start as elevated ("Administrator: ..."). Even if I start cmd.exe from the Start Menu, it's still elevated. Is there a way to run a ...
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Start ELEVATED script from within script

Hallo, I'm playing around with Powershell (relative NewBie) and I'm looking for the easiest way to call a Powershell script with elevated rights from within another script. I know of the runas verb ...
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Why can't I drag/drop a file for editing in notepad in Windows Server 2008?

When notepad is run, I can drag/drop a file to open it, but then it can't save the file. When I run notepad elevated to save the file, I can no longer drag/drop to open the file. I understand its a ...
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Windows 7 - Elevated Command Prompt Context Menu

I realize the Vista trick of typing cmd then SHIFT+CLICK+END from the Search menu gets you a privileged terminal session. Has anyone found the necessary tweaks to turn this capability into ...